Fri, Apr 22|
Food Emerging Trends and Italian Food
A web talk on the Future of Food, Food Safety, Food Resources and the Italian Way to Food Enjoyment
Time & Location
Apr 22, 2022, 12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. PDT
About the Event
The Dante Alighieri Society of BC, in collaboration with the Italian Institute of Culture in Toronto, invites you to a web talk by Nicola Chiaranda
“Food Emerging Trends & Italian Food”
About the event:
The talk will examine the following topics concerning food and agriculture: - Food security, with over 800 million hungry people and over 2 billion undernourished.
- Food safety and the GMO debate. - Food sustainability, given about 1/4 of CO2 emissions are agrifood-related and about 30% of food is wasted. - Food systems, the food value chains. - The increasing trend of “out of home” consumption. - The Food vs Fuel debate, given the increasing price of grains. - Food Technology in addressing the current challenges. - Legislative approaches to Food in Northern America and Europe. - Final reflections on Italian Food between the different trends, perceptions and current reality.
About the speaker:
Nicola Chiaranda has a Master’s Degree in Economy from the University of Venice and a long career as a Finance and Business Development executive. With his company Cropfield Consulting, he now provides advice on Strategy, Business Development & Finance especially to Agribusiness and Food multinational companies. Nicola teaches Private Equity and Development Funding at the University of Venice and invests in innovative agribusiness & food start-up.
Friday, 22 April 2022, 12:00 pm-1:45 pm (Pacific Time/Vancouver Time)
In English – Online via Zoom
Free for members & students - $10 donation to non-members
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